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No Security Like Personal Security Detachment

Story by Cpl. Marco Mancha | 2nd Marine Division | Date: 06.22.2011

FORWARD OPERATING BASE GERONIMO, Helmand province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan – Picture yourself in a foreign country full of sand, hot weather, and insurgents who want nothing more than to take your life. Your job is to drive and patrol through this combat zone and protect a commanding officer as he conducts his daily duties.

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